Why And How We Cancelled Christmas

Graham recently wrote about life choices we have made as ‘unschoolers’.   For us, we are viewing unschooling in the sense of not just our kids education, but as our life as a whole picture. The 3 key areas (for us) we have identified for this are: unschooling, bootstrapping and minimalism.  As we find that … [Read more…]

To Compete or Not To Compete

When you stick like with like then they will naturally be compared and compete. Stick kids of all the same age in a class – they will be measured, compared and compete against each other. Stick kids in a mixed age class – like Montessori does – and they can’t compete.  They actually end up … [Read more…]